JACKSON COUNTY, Mo— According to an eye-witness northbound commuters are being asked to turn around and drive southbound at the 291 bridge.

Traffic is reportedly backed-up from the bridge over the Missouri River all the way back to highway 24. The cause of the traffic jam and subsequent redirection of traffic, is believed to be an accident. Emergency services and law enforcement were witnessed at the scene. Stay with 100.7 FM or online at kmzu.com for updates on this story and more.